A Lawyer on The Lam

TITLE: PLEADING GUILTY

AUTHOR: SCOTT TUROW

PUBLISHER: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX; 386 PAGES; $24

THE BOTTOM LINE: In this irresistible tale, Turow proves it is hard to catch a thief when nearly everyone seems suspect.

A slight, er, problem has cropped up at the large (68 partners) law firm of Gage & Griswell; the Management Oversight Committee wonders if maybe McCormack A. ("Mack") Malloy might not be able to help them solve it. Seems that Bert Kamin, like his friend Mack a partner at Gage & Griswell, has disappeared, and so has about $5.6 million. The money was lifted from an...

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